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How To Spend Your Thanksgiving Break In State College

Thanksgiving break is just around the corner, but not everyone is leaving the area. If you’re a townie, you miss your flight, or the break is simply too short to make the full trek home, here are some events to check out in State College next week:

Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Community Cafe

The Community Cafe at St. Andrew’s Episocial Church will host a special Thanksgiving dinner celebration Thursday, November 23 at noon. The dinner is free and will include an all-you-can-eat selection of turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and more. You can visit the church website for more information.

Women’s Basketball

The Lady Lions will play Central Connecticut State on Monday, November 20 at 6 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center. You can check out ticket information here.

Centre County Paws Black FurDay

For those missing their furry friends, Centre County Paws will host Black FurDay from 2 p.m. on Friday, November 24 through 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 26 at its shelter. The event will feature half-off deals on adoption fees for black kittens, as well as a completely waived adoption fee for black cats.

Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball will play Oral Roberts at 3 p.m. Friday, November 24 at the Bryce Jordan Center. Click here for information on both single-game ticket and season ticket sales.

Monday Movie Series at The State Theatre

Head down to the State Theatre on Monday, November 20 for the first Monday Movie Series of the month. This Monday, the theatre will be screening “The Sound of Music” (The film’s almost three hours long, so you’ll definitely kill some time.) at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. You can purchase tickets online for $6.50.

Men’s Hockey

Penn State men’s hockey will face off against Michigan State at 7 p.m. Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November at Pegula Ice Arena. Here’s more information on tickets.

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Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas is the student life editor for Onward State, as well as a junior pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. She lives in a suburb of Chicago and strongly disagrees with anyone who hates the Cubs or the Blackhawks (so, pretty much anyone at Penn State). You can follow her @ClaireFountas or email her at [email protected]


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